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  1. Bucky

    Alternator power to camper, none to camper battery . . .

    Hey, Gang, I just replaced a group 24 flooded deep cycle with a group 31 AGM battery in the 2004 FWC Hawk (original owner). Running the truck's engine, I'm getting 14.71v off the alternator to the camper (checked at the terminals behind the little drop-down door at left-front). The gray...
  2. Bucky

    Help with pricing 2004 FWC Hawk . . .

    Hey, Gang, It looks like I'll be putting my 2004 FWC Hawk up for sale pretty soon. I'm the original owner. It's pretty much loaded: Extended cabover, propane furnace w/digital thermostat, 12v DC socket, 110v AC outlet, water heater (new propane valve) w/outside shower package, sink w/faucet...
  3. Bucky

    Tire pressure with LOADED FWC Hawk on truck?

    Hi Gang, My 2012 Sierra 1500 ext. cab, 5.8L, 4x4, Z71 has Wrangler AT/S tires with recommended 35 psi front and back on the doorpost label. I normally run the truck at 35 psi with and without the 1200 lb 2004 FWC Hawk on the truck. It's just a great ride either way. And the tires look new at...
  4. Bucky

    Tonneau cover recomendation . . .

    Tonneau cover recommendation . . . Hey, Gang, I've been thinking of putting a roll-up tonneau cover on my truck during the times the 2004 FWC Hawk is on blocks under covered storage. The low profile, inside-the-bedrail covers look nice, but I think the clamp-on rails for the cover would eat...
  5. Bucky

    SuperSprings?

    On New Year's Day, I mounted a 2004 FWC Hawk (approx. 1100 lbs) on my new 2012 Sierra 1500 ext. cab 4x4 5.3L. It squats the rear end 2 inches and change, and 1 inch on the frontend. Visually, the truck/camper combo looks good. The wheel well openings are pretty much equadistant to the tops of...
  6. Bucky

    Using OEM bed tiedown loops...

    I just got a new 2012 GMC Sierra SLE 1500, replacing my 2003 GMC Sierra 1500. My 2004 FWC Hawk was mounted on the old truck using four eyebolts installed in the bed floor by the FWC driver when the camper was delivered. It's now going on the new truck. I would like to try to use the OEM tiedown...
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